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New Texting While Driving Law in Florida Takes Effect October 1, 2019: What You Need to Know

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

Florida, which sees nearly 50,000 motor vehicle collisions caused by distracted driving per year, was among the last states to implement primary texting while driving ban. The law, which took effect on July 1, allows law enforcement officers to stop motorists who are texting while operating a vehicle. Previously, texting and driving was not… Read More »

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Two Severely Injured in Marathon Crash On U.S. 1

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

The Miami Herald is reporting that two people suffered serious injuries in a car accident that occurred on U.S. 1 in the Florida Keys on a recent Tuesday morning around 11:40 a.m. The injured parties were flown to the Miami-Dade hospital, Jackson South Medical Center, via a Monroe County helicopter ambulance. The sheriff’s office… Read More »

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What If You Are at Fault for an Automobile Accident?

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

As many residents know, Florida is a no-fault car insurance state. Generally, this means that the operator of an automobile involved in an accident is expected to look towards his/her own automobile insurance policy for reimbursement for injuries, and not to the operator of the other automobile, regardless of who is at fault. However,… Read More »

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Social Media and Your Personal Injury Lawsuit

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

Social media holds a very prominent place in society today. From posting pictures of meals to vacations to family members, many people spend so much time curating their social media presence many wonder how society functioned before. A lot of personal information about a person’s daily life and major events go on these platforms,… Read More »

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Recovering for Automobile Accident Injuries

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

With over 20 million people, Florida is the third most populous state in the country. As such, its roadways see a lot of use. With all those vehicles on the roadways, accidents are bound to occur. Unfortunately, when an accident occurs, there is a chance of injury. Further, if someone else is responsible for… Read More »

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Who Is Responsible for an Injury Suffered on Rideshare Trip?

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

Driving is an integral aspect of American culture, but as people try to reduce the environmental impact caused by car travel and to escape congestion present in cities, ridesharing has become a regular part of life for millions of Americans. However, as more people use these services, the number of car accidents involving rideshare… Read More »

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Liability Issues in Autonomous Rideshare Vehicles

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

It can hardly be argued that rideshare companies like Uber have severely disrupted the taxicab industry, and that technology companies like Alphabet, the parent of Google, have done the same to, well, our daily lives. As part of their further technological development, both Uber and Google have been testing autonomous vehicles, which operate without… Read More »

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Wrong-Way Crashes and Getting Compensated for Your Injuries

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

Any time a person drives or rides in a car, he/she must face the reality that there is an unavoidable risk that a car accident could happen, resulting in an injury. All humans can make bad decisions, and errors happen when people drive. However, this does not mean drivers are not responsible for unreasonable… Read More »

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Injuries in Car Accidents Are Not Always Obvious

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

The human body is a complicated piece of machinery that is not always easy to decipher, especially when physical trauma occurs. Millions of people are in car accidents every year, and a good number will suffer some type of injury. Injuries from a car accident can run the gamut from minor bumps and bruises… Read More »

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Few Checks on the Safety of Driverless Cars

By Pita Weber & Del Prado |

Driving cars is an image centrally associated with being American, but as technology advances, the direct interaction between car and driver seems to be shrinking. Car accidents are unavoidably connected with driving a car since people are unpredictable and prone to making mistakes. Some of this inherent danger is supposed to be addressed with… Read More »

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